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Festival of postcards

The next edition of A festival of postcards is dedicated to quadrupeds:

“Quadrupeds? That’s right! From working animals (like oxen and horses) to pets (like cats and dogs) to wild animals (lions and tigers and bears, oh my!) – we’re looking for postcards about anything that walks on 4 legs!”

I expected I would find a few quadrupeds in the collection of my great-aunt Catharina Johanna Maria Pardoen (1917-2002), and indeed I found several. For the festival of postcards I chose one that she received in 1929, on her 12th birthday. The senders were her uncle Willem Adrianus Koopman (1879-1945), his wife Geertruida Maria Peverelli (1877-1956), and their children.



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